All posts in the 2020 category

Happy Holidays from the Canmore Folk Festival Team

  As we approach the holiday season, it’s an excellent time for reflection on the year that passed. I think we stand with everyone when we say “goodbye and good riddance to 2020”.    On April 21st, we announced the cancellation of the 2020 festival. Shattered and disappointed, we immediately… Continue Reading

Steve and Coco’s Secret Fort – November 17th 2020

Join Steve Poltz and Coco Love Alcorn on November 17th, 2020 @ 7pm MT  (6pm west coast, 9pm Toronto) for a special night of music, laughs and forts. Hang on to your hats folks because this is a show you don’t want to miss. Lots of spontaneity, gaiety, schmayety, and laughter…. Continue Reading

That’s A Wrap: Contest Winners & ‘Almost’ Festival Round Up

That’s a wrap on our “Almost” Festival Weekend It’s often said that it takes a village to raise a child. Well, we think it takes a community to nurture a festival. If it weren’t for our outstanding community, our “Almost” festival wouldn’t have been possible. With that, a heartfelt thank… Continue Reading

Folk Fest 2020: ‘Caught On Paws’ T-Shirt Contest 

Folk Fest 2020: ‘Caught On Paws’ T-Shirt Contest    Hey, folkies! Can you believe it’s almost that time? Festival week is rapidly approaching and we want to make sure you have all of the details on how to get involved, near or far. For years folkies have been sporting Canmore… Continue Reading

The (Almost) Folk Festival 2020 Programming: Here’s What You Need To Know

  Back in April, we made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Canmore Folk Music Festival. Though, with that announcement, we also made a promise: to come together to share music and celebration with all of you this summer. Today we’re excited to announce just that! It’s different, without… Continue Reading

2020 (paused)Canmore Folk Festival T-Shirt

  We’re gearing up for a different summer than we’re used to, to say the least. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t keep old traditions alive. While the Canmore Folk Music Festival has been a huge part of summer in the Bow Valley for 42 years now, we made… Continue Reading

John Wort Hannam and Amelie Patterson live streamed from artsPlace

  If you’re missing live music like us, we’ve got good news for you! The Canmore Folk Music Festival is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with the National Arts Centre for an unforgettable show, live-streamed from artsPlace Canmore. Tune in on Thursday, June 18th at 7:30 pm… Continue Reading